Health Manpower Management: Volume 23 Issue 5


Table of contents

A common strategic language for clinicians and senior managers

John A. Piper, Barry Muir, Allister Stewart, John Willetts

Effective strategic analysis of existing and potential services requires a framework which is relevant and understandable to both clinicians and senior managers. Our work…


Counting nurses: interpreting nursing workforce statistics

Jane Hemsley‐Brown

Discusses the interpretation of nursing statistics, the problem of counting how many nurses there are in the workforce, and the need to be aware of how statistics are…


Surveying technologists: a novel method for establishing productivity standards in a clinical haematology laboratory

Aminah Jatoi, Rosemary Jaromin, Debera Grzybek, Phuong L. Nguyen

Personnel costs comprise the largest clinical laboratory expense. Yet standards to judge the productivity of personnel have not been established. A survey of the authors 



This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/01425459610116474. When citing…


Understanding business processes

John Hindle

Presents a background to process understanding which offers potential benefits to the NHS. Considers the various business processes found in health care organizations…


Process improvement and information management

John Hindle

Notes the importance of continuous improvement as a concept to guide management and that this concept requires numerous components to make it work. Picks out the role of…


What chance a caring management culture?

Hugh Flanagan

Management of the NHS is necessary and vital to effective delivery of health services. It is not a process that can be avoided, whoever does it. New Labour needs effective…




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